Earlier today Warner Bros. held its annual shareholder meeting, and with it they took the opportunity to finally reveal their plans on DC’s biggest upcoming films.
With the reveal, DC has officially announced the long rumored Suicide Squad will be the first DC film following Batman v Superman, with a planed for release to also be in 2016. In 2017 we’ll see Gal Gadot in a solo Wonder Woman film. along with part 1 of their Justice League film. In 2018 we see both The Flash and Aquaman getting their own solo films, with actor Jason Momoa officially announced in the role. And finally in 2019 WB plans Shazam with Dwane Johnson and Justice League part 2.
Studio head Kevin Tsujihara also revealed that there are plans coming together for Cyborg (played by Ray Fisher in Batman v Superman), a Green Lantern reboot, and additional standalone Batman and Superman films, and that those plans will be announced at a later date.
Ben Fritz originally reported details of the shareholder’s call via Twitter. Here’s info from the official press release:
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” directed by Zack Snyder (2016)
- “Suicide Squad,” directed by David Ayer (2016)
- “Wonder Woman,” starring Gal Gadot (2017)
- “Justice League Part One,” directed by Zack Snyder, with Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams reprising their roles (2017)
- “The Flash,” starring Ezra Miller (2018)
- “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa (2018)
- “Shazam” (2019)
- “Justice League Part Two,” directed by Zack Snyder (2019)
- “Cyborg,” starring Ray Fisher (2020)
- “Green Lantern” (2020)
Several months ago a rumored list of release dates hit the internet, and now plugging these titles into that this, we see something a little like this:
- March 25, 2016 – Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice
- Aug. 5, 2016 – Suicide Squad
- June 23, 2017 – Wonder Woman
- Nov. 17, 2017 – Justice League part 1
- March 23, 2018 – The Flash
- July 27, 2018 – Aquaman
- April 5, 2019 – Shazam
- June 14, 2019 – Justice League part 2
- April 3, 2020 – Cyborg
- June 19, 2020 – Green Lantern
It looks like DC and WB have finally gotten their plans out for all to see, and it definitely looks like they aren’t joking around.